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LetemEatCake
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 8:46:29 AM

Special financing, reduced APR rates, employee pricing on offer to New York and New Jersey residents savaged by winds and damage.

Local dealers say at least this is one headache that people can get rid of painlessly.
With personal tragedies, devastated homes, long-term temporary housing to find and FEMA claims and insurance negotiations to deal with, Hurricane Sandy victims have enough to handle before they add the replacement of cars and trucks to their list.

More than 250,000 vehicles are estimated to have been written off, and while used car prices seem to have risen, dealers throughout New York are looking to support their communities by offering employee pricing, reduced financing and other perks to help them get back on the road.

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ClarkSC
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 8:17:27 AM

Anything to make money.
NHLiveFree
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 12:34:58 AM


Such a Deal for you. Now look out for the countless submerged cars which will 'flood' the used car market across the country. It is time to take advantage of Car Fax when making a used car purchase.
LetemEatCake
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:11:24 PM


Thanks everyone for your great comments!
BEGTWO
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 10:26:31 PM

COOL
firefight66
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 10:14:26 PM

What a great thing.
sciotosix
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 8:24:43 PM

Great idea.
schatzila
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 8:12:01 PM

Super cool of those dealers.
SandeeC
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 7:09:49 PM

I disagree with you humblepie - if it was me out there, I'd happily grab any straw of hope. This is a great thing they are doing. So what if they can afford to - it still is a great thing. Thank you, every one of you dealers, etc.
humblepie
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 6:57:09 PM

just circling buzzards
lradev55
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 6:51:20 PM

It would be a deal if you were in the market before Sandy. It will only help a few.
rcornel
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 6:09:52 PM

Ok
MrLefty0706
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 5:05:22 PM

Check car history before buying a used car.
SUNOIL
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 4:44:21 PM

Good for automakers bad for insurance companies and us
RitaVespa
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 3:17:53 PM

Flooded vehicles happens every year
HorizonChaser
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 2:43:32 PM

Meanwhile, the rest of the country better watch out for used vehicles. They'll ship the totaled ones out of "Sandy-hit" areas and auction them off or sell them cheap. That's why I'll only buy new.
Mark8601
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 2:11:29 PM

Soooo what happens to the more than 250K vehicles? Recycled? Cleaned up and salvage? Sold as salvaged vehicles?
TxMtb
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 1:47:17 PM

I'm sure they are making it up somewhere.
beale055
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 1:09:04 PM

Easier for automakers to clean up that lil carfax report.
roadrunnerMO
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 12:58:42 PM

Certain that those car dealers are taking advantage of the opportunities as well... that is business.
TruthMatters
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 12:35:50 PM

Good gesture of them, self-serving too.
73amx
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 12:12:34 PM

great
bluebird1
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 12:11:39 PM

I sure hope it is real help being offered but can't help to think dealers are walking over each other to get at that insurance money!!!! Rebates help but at $500 (Hyundai higher at $750 - go figure) its not that much - here if Costco member got $1,000 from Ford without a disaster.

Also, states Paragon? is ensuring 'all work and repairs are covered under warranty' - how does that happen since warranty is more for defects,not weather related damages??? Nice if can get free repairs though.
Also, if deal looks too good to believe, look again as there's lots of damaged cars that will be fixed up & sold & my experience here is that new car dealers selling cars is as bad as many small used car dealers. My last experience proved it & they were more immune from action (court or otherwise) than small used car dealers too!!!
IMLURCH
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:43:07 AM

Any help those people can get I'm sure is welcome.
merlinCO
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:42:01 AM

Maybe they needto reduce the price so people can afford them....oh thats right the US owns them and they can't pay it back.
mikesr100
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:39:03 AM

Give them volts, no body buys them? Oh! that's right no electricity!
jalan25
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:36:41 AM

Will they also try to unload the water damaged vehicles on the unsuspecting?
gfox4810
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:36:33 AM

ok
humblepie
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:34:56 AM

how altruisic of them
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:34:46 AM

2 thumbs up
fullauto
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:33:52 AM

"who's the U-boat commander?"
livedream
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:33:36 AM

Good news! This benefits everyone involved. Best wishes to them!
97beater
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:33:00 AM

hopefully all those damaged cars don't end up at used cars in a few months.
TopGunn
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:32:01 AM

Will probably pay off for the dealers in the long run.
DrivingFool2
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:31:59 AM

BOGO
Diesel_Ram
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:31:37 AM

That's good for all involved.
snerd
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:31:19 AM

How soon before storm damaged vehicles start showing up on used car lots?
mreiff
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:31:07 AM

Good for them!
Grismer
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:31:00 AM

Any action that helps in the massive task of reconstruction is good.
VB_Richard
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:29:52 AM

This is good and is an example of being good neighbors.
03mdx
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:29:42 AM

Hopefully they will be honest and give people a break.
Rooster922
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:29:34 AM

Really interesting
slayur
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:29:20 AM

ok
F81M
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:29:01 AM

Anything to help move cars and make a profit!
nugney
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:28:41 AM

ok

02SilverStroke
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:27:18 AM

They need all the help possible.
braves89
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:25:37 AM

good for them
timarcos
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:25:37 AM

Let the insurance hadle it.
Rick01
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:25:24 AM

Good, they can afford it and still make a good profit in the process and look at the PR!
oppdetcon
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:24:46 AM

Good deals but they come with foot pedals...
Tutootin
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:24:18 AM

Norm10, Apparently, this is not too far from the truth!
ifallsguy
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 11:24:10 AM

but how many are new cars damaged by Sandy?
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